Sadie Jo Harris

Adjunct Instructor

Sadie Jo Harris
Alumni Memorial Gym (AMG)
MTSU Box 96, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Departments/Programs

Areas of Expertise

Education:  

PhD (expected graduation August 2018) Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN (Doctor of Education in Learning Organizations and Strategic Change)

MEd, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN (Master of Education in Administration and Supervision, Specialization in Higher Education, 2011)

BS, Middle Tennessee State University,

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Education:  

PhD (expected graduation August 2018) Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN (Doctor of Education in Learning Organizations and Strategic Change)

MEd, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN (Master of Education in Administration and Supervision, Specialization in Higher Education, 2011)

BS, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN (Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, 2009)

Natural Health Institute, Nashville, TN (Massage Therapy Licensure, 2009)

Aside from being a Certified Athletic Trainer, Sadie is a Licensed Massage Therapist.  She enjoys applying her passion for soft tissue mobilization to the classroom, and integrating both eastern and western medical practices into a holistic approach.  She is an internationally certified aromatherapist and certified prenatal massage therapist.     Additionally, Sadie has been trained to work with the special needs population in a variety of settings, as a swim instructor, athletic trainer, hippotherapy coach, and adaptive rock climbing instructor.  She greatly enjoys working in this setting, and finding ways to make sports available to everyone.    

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Biography

Sadie loves spending time with her husband Chris, their infant daughter Gracie, and two rescue dogs, Nelhybel and Troy.  Chris and Sadie met while they were both students in the MTSU athletic training program, so she has a special place in her heart for this major!  In their free time, they love hiking with the dogs, climbing mountains in Colorado, traveling, and laughing at all the adorable things Gracie does throughout the day.

Research/Scholarly Activity

Sadie is currently completing her doctorate degree at Lipscomb University.  Her dissertation evaluates the academic success of virtual K-12 schools when compared to brick and mortar campuses, and analyzes the perceptions currently held of virtual schools.  

Creative Activity

Sadie is active in the local greyhound rescue group Music City Greyhound Adoption (http://www.musiccitygreyhoundadoption.org/home.html), and enjoys fostering and rescuing retired racers.  She’s loved having such a great turnout from the students within the ATEP for the annual Christmas Parade to help walk/wrangle greyhounds, and promote adoption!      She also enjoys volunteering with her family at Habitat for Humanity, volunteering as an adaptive  rock climbing...

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Sadie is active in the local greyhound rescue group Music City Greyhound Adoption (http://www.musiccitygreyhoundadoption.org/home.html), and enjoys fostering and rescuing retired racers.  She’s loved having such a great turnout from the students within the ATEP for the annual Christmas Parade to help walk/wrangle greyhounds, and promote adoption!      She also enjoys volunteering with her family at Habitat for Humanity, volunteering as an adaptive  rock climbing instructor at The Ascent through Catalyst Sports, and volunteering in the special needs ministry at New Vision Baptist Church (Buchanan campus).    

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Courses

ATHT 3570 Psychomotor Skills in Athletic Training

ATHT 3950 Lower Extremity Evaulation and Assessment

ATHT 3900/1 Human Structure and Movement in Sport and Injury (with lab)

ATHT 4500 Therapeutic Medications and Ergogenic Aids in Sports